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1964.. A Beatles Tribute

15 May -Orpheum Theatre: John Jane

Academy Symphony Orchestra: Brandenburg Concerto

30 Nov -Orpheum Theatre: Michael Pink

APPLAUSE! Musicals in Concert: Gigi

15-18 Oct -Shadbolt Centre: Ed Farolan

APPLAUSE! Musicals in Concert: Tenderloin

13-16 Feb -Shadbolt Centre: John Jane

APPLAUSE! Musicals in Concert: Fifty Million Frenchmen

23-26 Feb -Shadbolt Centre: Ed Farolan

Artistic Journey: Won Seok Lim

An interview by Ross Pink

Arts Club: It's a Wonderful Life

20 Nov -3 Jan -Granville Island Stage: Ed Farolan

Arts Club: Bombay Black

21 Feb -15 Mar -Granville Island Stage: Ed Farolan

Arts Club: Black Rider: The Casting of the Magic Bullets

16 Jan - 9 Feb -Granville Island Stage: John Jane

Arts Club: Cyrano de Bergerac

23 Oct-23Nov -Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage:Ed Farolan

Arts Club: Glorious!

24 Jan– 24 Feb -Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage: John Jane

Arts Club: Poster Boys

27 Mar - 26 Apr -Granville Island Stage: John Jane

Arts Club: Rabbit Hole

13 March – 13 April -Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage: Erin Jane

Arts Club: Tuesdays with Morrie

1– 31 May -Granville Island Stage: Susan Peake

Arts Club: Back Kitchen Release Party

19 Jun– 2 Aug -Granville Island Stage: Susan Peake

Arts Club: The Producers

15 May – 13 July -Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage: John Jane

Arts Club: Doubt

11 Sept - 12 Oct -Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage: John Jane

Arts Club: The History Boys

25 Sept - 25 Oct -granville Island Stage: John Stape

Arts Club: Beauty and the Beast

6 Dec - 4 Jan -Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage: John Jane

Ballet BC: Four Seasons

14 - 16 Feb - Queen Elizabeth Theatre: Ed Farolan

Ballet BC: Peter Pan

17 - 19 April - Queen Elizabeth Theatre: Ross Pink

Ballet BC: Nine Sinatra Songs

2,3 & 4 - Centre for Performing Arts: John Jane

Ballet BC: Faerie Queen

6, 7 & 8 Novl - Queen Elizabeth Theatre: Ross Pink

Bard on the Beach: King Lear

Main Stage Tent, Vanier Park - Jane Penistan

Bard on the Beach: Opera & Arias

Main Stage Tent, Vanier Park - JH Stape

Bard on the Beach: The Tempest

Studio Stage Tent, Vanier Park - John Jane

Bard on the Beach: Titus Andronicus

Studio Stage Tent, Vanier Park - JH Stape

Bard on the Beach: Twelfth Night

Main Stage Tent, Vanier Park - Jane Penistan

Berkshire Choral Festival

21 June - UBC Chan Centre: Elizabeth Paterson

Blackbird Theatre: Pinter's Briefs

6 - 27 Sept - Presentation House: John Jane

Bone in her Teeth

22 May – 1 June - Russian Hall: John Jane

Brazilian Film Festival

22 - 26 Oct - Vancity Cinema: Ed Farolan

Broadway Across Canada: Spamalot

3 – 27 July - Centre for Performing Arts: John Jane

Broadway Across Canada: CATS

7 - 12 Oct - Centre for Performing Arts: John Jane

Broadway Across Canada: Hairspray

18 - 23 Nov- Centre for Performing Arts: John Jane

Bullshot Drummond

20 - 30 Mar - Waterfront Theatre: John Jane

Burnaby Lyric Opera: Die Feldermaus

23, 25, 27 Feb, and1 Mar - Shadbolt Centre: Ed Farolan

Cap Folk n' Blues: Black Umfolosi

24 Feb - Capilano College Theatre: John Jane

Cap Jazz Series : Samarabalouf

3 May - Capilano College Theatre: John Jane

Carousel Theatre: As You Like It

1 - 16 Aug - Granville Bridge: Jane Penistan

Carousel Theatre: The Hobbit

11 Apr - 3 May - Waterfront Theatre: Jane Penistan

Carousel Theatre: Seussical the Musical

28 Nov - 3 Jan - Waterfront Theatre: Jane Penistan

Chan Centre: Lortie's Mozart

16 Mar - Chan Centre : Ed Farolan

Chutzpah Festival

23 Feb - 2 Mar - Various: Ed Farolan

Cirque du Soleil: Corteo

2 June 20 July - Grand Chapiteau: John Jane

Delinquent Theatre: Dog Sees God

16-19 July - Havana Theatre: John Jane

Dishpig

9 - 12 Jan - Havana Theatre: John Jane

DOXA: Documentary Film Festival

27 May - 1 June - Vancity Theatre: JH Stape

Early Music Society: MediŠval Prophecies & Laments

20 July - UBC Recital Hall: David Powell

Early Music Society: Music for San Marco

31 Oct - Unity Church: Elizabeth Paterson

Early Music Society: Beowulf

1 Nov - UBC Recital Hall: Elizabeth Paterson

Early Music Society: Judith

2 Nov - UBC Recital Hall: Elizabeth Paterson

EXIT22: The Skriker

14 - 19 Oct - Capilano College Theatre: John Jane

EXIT22: Tartuffe: Born Again

5 - 9 Feb - Capilano College Theatre: John Jane

EXIT22: The Ash Girl

13 - 22 Nov - Capilano College Theatre: John Jane

Fab Four: A Tribute to The Beatles

23 Nov - Red Robinspon Theatre: Ed Farolan

Ferron & Band

7 Sep - Coast Plaza Hotel: Ed Farolan

Festival Vancouver: Adrian Iaies

6 Aug - Norman Rotstein Theatre: Barry Arnett

Festival Vancouver: Alcan Quartet

10 Aug - Christ Church Cathedral: J H Stape

Festival Vancouver: Apotheosis of the French Baroque

7 Aug - UBC School of Music Recital Hall: Elizabeth Paterson

Festival Vancouver: Sara Davis Buechner

6 Aug - Christ Church Cathedral: J H Stape

Festival Vancouver: Cuartoelemento

9 Aug - Christ Church Cathedral: Susan Peake

Festival Vancouver: Danish National Girls Choir

11 Aug - Christ Church Cathedral: John Jane

Festival Vancouver: Duke, Dee, and Me

12 Aug - Christ Church Cathedral: Ed Farolan

Festival Vancouver: Duo Brazil

4 Aug - Christ Church Cathedral: Barry Arnett

Festival Vancouver: Grupo de Canto Coral

4 Aug - Christ Church Cathedral: Ed Farolan

Festival Vancouver: Ju Percussion Group

16 Aug - Chan Centre: John Jane

Festival Vancouver: Lafayette String Quartet

15 Aug - Christ Church Cathedral: J H Stape

Festival Vancouver: musica intima

10 Aug - Christ Church Cathedral: J H Stape

Festival Vancouver: Ernan Lopez Nussa

14 Aug - Christ Church Cathedral: Ed Farolan

Festival Vancouver: Opera Gala

5 Aug - Orpheum Theatre: J H Stape

Festival Vancouver: Rajaton

13 Aug - VanDusen B.G.: John Jane

 

 

 

Festival Vancouver: Rameau's Pygmalion

14 Aug - Chan Centre: Elizabeth Paterson

Festival Vancouver: Salsa Dura

17 Aug - Van Dusen Botanical Garden: Ed Farolan

Festival Vancouver: XinXin Nanguan Ensemble

12 Aug - Playhouse Theatre: John Jane

Festival Vancouver: Tango Encounter

9 Aug - Christ Church Cathedral: Ed Farolan

Festival Vancouver: Yamandu Costa Trio

15 Aug - Van Dusen Botanical Garden: Ed Farolan

Fighting Chance Productions: Laramie Project

26 Nov- 6 Dec - Havana Theatre:Ed Farolan

Firehall Arts Centre: Léo

20 Feb - 1 Mar - Firehall Theatre: Erin Jane & Ed Farolan

Firehall Arts Centre: Orphans

19-28 June - Firehall Theatre: John Jane

Firehall Arts Centre: Stuff Happens

22 Oct - 8 Nov - Firehall Theatre: John Jane

Footlight Theatre: A Christmas Carol – The Musical

14 - 30 Nov - Shadbolt centre: John Jane

Friends of Chamber Music: Beaux Arts Trio

15 Apr - Vancouver Playhouse: J H Stape

Friends of Chamber Music: Belcea Quartet

28 Jan - Vancouver Playhouse: J H Stape

Friends of Chamber Music: Emerson String Quartet

5 Feb- Vancouver Playhouse: J H Stape

Friends of Chamber Music: Mandelring String Quartet

26 Feb- Vancouver Playhouse: J H Stape

Friends of Chamber Music: Takacs Quartet

11 Mar - Vancouver Playhouse: J H Stape

Fringe Festival Pt.1

3-14 Sep - Granville Island: Ed Farolan

Fringe Festival Pt.2

3-14 Sep - Granville Island: John Jane

FVGSC: The Princess and the Pea

26 Nov-6 Dec - Surrey Arts Centre : Ed Farolan

Goh Ballet: Dance My Dreams

24 May - Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts : Ross Pink

Green Thumb Theatre: Steel Kiss

14 - 25 Feb - Waterfront Theatre, Granville Island : J H Stape

High School Musical

6 - 11 May - Vancouver Centre of the Arts : John Jane

Interview with Won Seok Lim

October: Ross Pink

Laudate Singers : Spring in Vienna

2 May - Capilano College Theatre : John Jane

Lyle Lovett Concert

24 July - Orpheum Theatre: Susan Peake

Lyric Stage Project: 21st Floor

24 July - PAL Theatre: John Jane

MacHomer

10- 12 Apr- Shadbolt Centre :Ed Farolan

Mamma Mia!

1- 13 Apr- Queen Elizabeth Theatre :Ed Farolan

Methodica Acting Studios: Nitetis of the Nile

17-19 Oct- Methodica Acting Studios :Ed Farolan

Metro Theatre: Aladdin and his Magic Lamp

19 Dec- 3 Jan- Metro Theatre :Ed Farolan

Metro Theatre: Oscar & Felix

30 Aug- 27 Sep- Metro Theatre :Ed Farolan

Metro Theatre: A Murder Is Announced

4 Oct- 1 Nov- Metro Theatre :Ed Farolan

Metro Theatre: Anything Goes!

29 Mar - 26 Apr- Metro Theatre :Ed Farolan

Metro Theatre: Memory of Water

22 Feb - 15 Mar - Metro Theatre :Ed Farolan

Metro Theatre: Wedding of the Year

22 Feb - 15 Mar - Metro Theatre :Ed Farolan

Midnight Theatre Collective: A Man for all Seasons

25 Jan - 23 Feb - Pacific Theatre: John Jane

Moscow Virtuosi with Viktor Spiakov

8 May - Chan Centre for the Performing Arts: J H Stape

musica intima: Angels Bright

14 Dec - West Vancouver United Church: John Stape

My Theatre Company Society: A Beautiful Woman is an Unfortunate Life

22-26 Oct - Methodica Acting Studio :Ed Farolan

Neworld Theatre Company: My Name Is Rachel Corrie

25 Jan - 9 Feb - Havana Theatre: Ed Farolan

NU:BC Collective: Coming Together

8 Mar - ScotiaBank Centres: JH Stape

Opera UBC: The Dream Healer

2, 4, 6, 8 Mar - Chan Centre for the Performing Arts: JH Stape

Pacific Opera Victoria: Madama Butterfly

14, 16, 19, 21, 23 Feb - Royal Theatre, Victoria: JH Stape

Pacific Opera Victoria: Regina

17, 19, 22, 24, 26 Apr - Royal Theatre, Victoria: JH Stape

Pacific Opera Victoria: Thaïs

16, 18, 21, 23, 25 Oct - Royal Theatre, Victoria: JH Stape

Pacific Theatre: A Man for all Seasons

25 Jan – 23 Feb - Pacific Theatre: John Jane

Pacific Theatre: The Woodsman

3 - 26 April - Pacific Theatre: Erin Jane

Pacific Theatre: You Can't Take it with You

15 May - 14 June - Pacific Theatre: John Jane

Pacific Theatre: Mourning Dove

17 Oct - 15 Nov - Pacific Theatre: John Jane

Pacific Theatre: Jesus, My Boy

28 Nov- 27 Dec- Pacific Theatre: John Jane

Patrick Street Productions: Into the Woods

7-29 Mar - Vancouver East Cultural Centre : Ed Farolan

 

 

Pi Theatre Company: The Eighth Land

15 - 31 May - Vancouver Playhouse: Jane Penistan

Playhouse Theatre Company: The Amorous Adventures of Anatol

12 Jan - 2 Feb - Vancouver Playhouse: Jane Penistan

Playhouse Theatre Company: The Blonde, The Brunette, and the Vengeful Redhead

26 Feb - 8 Mar - Vancouver Playhouse: Jane Penistan

Playhouse Theatre Company: Frost/Nixon

13 Sept - 4 Oct - Vancouver Playhouse: Jane Penistan

Playhouse Theatre Company: The Drowsy Chaperone

22 Nov - 27 Dec - Vancouver Playhouse: Jane Penistan

Presentation House: The Dresser

30 Oct - 15 Nov - Presentation House:John Jane

PuSh Festival: fever

24-26 Jan - ScotiaBank Dance Centre: J H Stape

Robert Silverman: 70th Birthday Concert

25 May - Chan Centre Telus Theatre: J H Stape

PuSh Festival: Glow

31 Jan - 3 Feb ScotiaBank Dance Centre: J H Stape

Royal City Musical Theatre: West Side Story

10-26 Apr Massey Theatre : Ed Farolan

Ruby Slippers Theatre: The View from Above

12 - 27 Apr - Performance Works: Jane Penistan

Rumble Emerging Arts Festival: Penny Dreadful

25-29 Mar - Performance Arts, Granville Island, Waterfront Theatre: Susan Peake

Saving Metropolis: Hosanna

1- 16 Mar - Waterfront Theatre: Jane Penistan

ShowBizVancouver.com: Defending the Caveman

14-16 Feb - Granville Island Stage- Ed Farolan

Singingrevolution.com: Singing Revolution

25-30 Mar- Tinseltown- Ross Pink

Solo Collective: Pink Sugar

7 - 16 Feb - Performance Works: Ed Farolan

Solo Collective: True Believers

28 Oct - 9 Nov - Waterfront Theatre: John Jane

SoSuite Productions: The Merry Adventures of the Nutcracker

12 - 22 Dec - Jericho Arts Centre: Jane Penistan

Song Institute Evening Concert: Susan Platts and Rena Sharon

14 June - UBC Recital Hall: J H Stape

Studio 58: The Boyfriend

26 Jan - 24 Feb - Langara College: Jane Penistan

Theatre UBC: The Dybbuk

27 Mar - 5 Apr - Frederic Wood Theatre: Jane Penistan

Theatre UBC: Should've

4 - 8 Mar- Frederic Wood Theatre, UBC: Jane Penistan

Theatre UBC: Moliere's The Learned Ladies

6 - 16 Feb - Frederic Wood Theatre, UBC: Jane Penistan

Theatre UBC: Old Goriot

17 - 26 Jan - Telus Stage, Chan Centre: Jane Penistan

Theatre UBC: Gormenghast

18 - 27 Sept - Frederic Wood Theatre: J H Stape

Theatre UBC: Unity 1918

13 - 22 Nov - Frederic Wood Theatre: Jane Penistan

Theatre Under The Stars: Annie Get Your Gun!

10 Jul- 16 Aug - Malkin Bowl, Stanley Park: Susan Peake

Theatre Under The Stars: Jesus Christ Superstar

9 Jul- 15 Aug - Malkin Bowl, Stanley Park: Ed Farolan

TF Productions: The Quickie

7 - 16 Feb - Playwrights Theatre Centre: Susan Peake

Tina Turner tribute

2 Oct - Cenntenial Theatre: John Jane

Touchstone Theatre : How it Works

28 Feb - 9 Mar - Performance Works: Erin Jane

Touchstone Theatre : Influence

6-15 Nov - Performance Works: Ed Farolan

Trial and Eros : Wife of Macbeth/Eleant Heathens

13-15 Nov - Scotiabank Dance Centre : Ed Farolan

Twenty-Something Theatre: The Fever

29 Jan - 3 Feb - Beaumont Studios: Ed Farolan

Turning Point Ensemble: Jean Coulthard Centenary Concert

25 10 Feb - Vancouver Playhouse: JH Stape

Ben Heppner, Tenor, and UBC Centenary Concert

28 Sept - Chan Centre: JH Stape

United Players: Coram Boy

5 - 28 Sep - Jericho Arts Centre: Jane Penistan

United Players: Jane Eyre

25 Jan - 17 Feb - Jericho Arts Centre: Jane Penistan

United Players: Kindertransport

28 Feb - 15 Mar - Jericho Arts Centre: Jane Penistan

United Players: Volpone

4 - 27 Apr - Jericho Arts Centre: Jane Penistan

United Players: You Never Can Tell

6-29 June - Jericho Arts Centre - Jane Penistan

United Players: The Circle

14 Nov - 7 Dec - Jericho Arts Centre: Jane Penistan

Vancouver Art Gallery: KRAZY!

17 May - 7 Sept - VAG: Ed Farolan

Vancouver Art Gallery: WACK!

4 Oct - 11 Jan - VAG: Susan Peake

Vancouver Chamber Choir: Handel's Messiah

12 & 13 Dec - Orpheum Theatre: Ed Farolan

Vancouver Chamber Choir: Psalms & Sonnets

26 & 28 Sep - Ryerson United Church : Ed Farolan

Vancouver Chamber Choir: Unexpected Gifts

11 & 13 Apr- Ryerson United Church : Ed Farolan

Vancouver Chamber Choir:Messa di Gloria

21 Mar -Orpheum Theatre: Ed Farolan

Vancouver Chamber Choir: Six Continents

9 Feb - Ryerson United Church : Ed Farolan

Vancouver Chamber Choir: Schubertiad!

25 Jan - Ryerson United Church : Ed Farolan

Vancouver East Cultural Centre/Eastern Front Theatre: The Satchmo' Suite

6-16 Feb - Vancouver East Cultural Centre: Ed Farolan

Vancouver Folk Music Festival

18 - 20 July 2008| Jericho Park: Patricia Fleming

Vancouver International Film Festival

25 Sep - 10 Oct Various: Ed Farolan

Vancouver International Film Festival

25 Sep - 10 Oct Various: John Jane

Vancouver International Film Festival

25 Sep - 10 Oct Various: J H Stape

Vancouver Jazz Festival: Pink Martini

21 June - Orpheum Theatre: John Jane

 

 

Vancouver Jazz Festival: Cowboy Junkies

22 June - Centre for the Perfoming Arts: John Jane

Vancouver Jazz Festival: Coco Zhao

24 June - Performance Works: John Jane

Vancouver Jazz Festival: John Hammond

26 June - Capilano College Theatre: Patricia Fleming

Vancouver Jazz Festival: Altered Laws

25 June - Cellar Jazz Club: Barry Arnett

Vancouver Jazz Festival: Wynton Marsalis

27 June - Orpheum Theatre: Susan Peake

Vancouver Opera: Beethoven's Fidelio

23, 25, 27, 29 March - Queen Elizabeth Theatre: JH Stape

Vancouver Opera: Tchaikovsky's Onegin

22-29 Nov - Queen Elizabeth Theatre: Elizabeth Paterson

Vancouver Opera: Puccini's La Boheme

26, 29, April and 1, 3, 6, 8 May- Queen Elizabeth Theatre: JH Stape

Vancouver Opera: Rossini's L'italiana in Algeri

26 Jan - Queen Elizabeth Theatre: JH Stape

Vancouver Symphony:Mambo Kings

11-12 Apr - The Orpheum : Ed Farolan

Vancouver Symphony: Bach & Beyond

18 Feb - Bell Centre : Ed Farolan

Vancouver Symphony: Benjamin Butterfield

26 and 28 Apr - The Orpheum: J H Stape

Vancouver Symphony: Dame Evelyn Glennie

24 and 26 May - The Orpheum: J H Stape

Vancouver Symphony: Holst and Ryan

4 Feb - The Orpheum: J H Stape

Vancouver Symphony: Scott St John & Brahms

1, 2 and 3 Mar - The Orpheum: J H Stape

Vancouver Symphony: 2008-07 Season Finale

7,8, 9 June - The Orpheum: J H Stape

Vancouver Symphony: Sumi Jo

21 Jan - The Orpheum: J H Stape

Vancouver Symphony: Mozart & Ravel

28 Jan - The Orpheum: J H Stape

Vancouver Symphony: Music of Motown

22 & 23 Feb - The Orpheum: John Jane

Vancouver Symphony: Symphony: Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky

3 and 5 May - The Orpheum: J H Stape

Vancouver Symphony: Symphony @ The Roundhouse

18 Jan - The Roundhouse, Yaletown: J H Stape

Vancouver Symphony: Symphony @ The Roundhouse: Concert 2

17 Feb - The Roundhouse, Yaletown: J H Stape

Vancouver Symphony: Beethoven Festival - Concert 4

4 April - Orpheum Theatre: John Jane

Vancouver Symphony: Nothin' But The Blues

21-22 Nov- Orpheum Theatre: Susan Peake

Vancouver Symphony: Gala Opening concert

28 Sept - Orpheum Theatre: J H Stape

Vancouver Symphony: Hilary Hahn concert

6 Oct - Orpheum Theatre: David Powell

Vancouver Symphony: Classical Mystery Tour 

3 Dec - Orpheum Theatre: John Jane

Vancouver TheatreSports League: Holiday Special

12 Nov - 30 Dec New Revue Stage, Granville Island: Ed Farolan

Vancouver TheatreSports League: Raiders of the Lost Improv

26 Mar - 2 May New Revue Stage, Granville Island: Ed Farolan

Women at Plays (3)

3 - 12 Jan - Jericho Arts Centre: Jane Penistan

The Wailin' Jennys Concert

9 Feb - Chan Centre: John Jane

WIFTV-Martini Madness

24 Sept - Romanos Chan Centre: Sussan Peake